Scafell Pike from Seathwaite

Sat 28 Jan 2012

Route: Seathwaite, Borrowdale - Stockley Bridge - Grains Gill - Esk Hause - Calf Cove - Great End - Scafell Pike - Corridor Route - Sty Head - Styhead Tarn - Styhead Gill - Stockley Bridge - Seathwaite

Distance: 10.00 miles

Ascent: 3,375ft

Time: 6 hours 45 minutes

With: David Hall


No wind, high cloud for most of the walk. A good covering of snow above 2,000ft

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Looking back north as we get into the snow as we head up by Grains Gill

North to Skiddaw and Blencathra in the far distance

North from the top of Ruddy Gill. There is an inversion over Derwent Water

Central Gully, Great End

Great Gable

Zooming in on part of Sprinkling Tarn

Great Gable and Green Gable as we head for Esk Hause

Esk Pike from Esk Hause

South from Esk Hause. Coniston Old Man and Dow Crag in the distance left. Harter Fell on the right

Esk Pike with Bowfell behind, Crinkle Crags, Coniston Old Man and Dow Crag from Great End's summit

Towards the Helvellyn fells from the top of Central Gully, Great End

North from Great End, Sprinkling Tarn and Seathwaite Fell below

The Langdale Pikes with the Howgills in the far distance from Great End's summit

Lingmell and Seatallan with the Isle of Man in the distance

Ill Crag left and Scafell Pike behind Broad Crag right from Great End's summit

Looking south with Ill Crag on the far right

Scafell Pike left and Broad Crag right

Lingmell with Pillar behind from Broad Crag Col

South from Broad Crag Col

The final pull up to Scafell Pike's summit

We were not alone on Scafell Pike's summit

Scafell from Scafell Pike

The Helvellyn range from Scafell Pike's summit

Styhead Tarn far below

Heading for the Corridor Route

Great Gable from the Corridor Route

Looking towards Sty Head from the Corridor Route

Styhead Tarn

Great End from the Stretcher Box at Sty Head

Across Styhead Tarn to Great End

Looking down on Seathwaite

Previous Walk: Seathwaite Fell (Thu 26 Jan 2012)

Next Walk: Latrigg (Sun 29 Jan 2012)

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